Motorcycle Accidents in Georgia
Motorcycle riders experience a different aspect of road hazards when compared to automobiles and trucks. Oftentimes, other drivers are faced with several problems by motorcycle riders; such as, visual recognition issues, road hazards, speed “wobble” accidents.
Motorcycle Laws in Georgia
There are laws in Georgia that govern how other vehicles should respect motorcycle driver on the road and how motorcycle driver should operate their motorcycle. As a motorcycle driver, you are often faced with split decisions, because another vehicle did not see you, tried to speed up and pass you, you were in their blind spot or they didn’t brake for you, all which could cause serious injuries and even death.
Common Motorcycle Traffic Laws
(a) All motorcycles are entitled to full use of a lane, and no motor vehicle shall be driven in such a manner as to deprive any motorcycle of the full use of a lane. This subsection shall not apply to motorcycles operated two abreast in a single lane.
(b) The operator of a motorcycle shall not overtake and pass in the same lane occupied by the vehicle being overtaken.
(c) No person shall operate a motorcycle between lanes of traffic or between adjacent lines or rows of vehicles.
(d) Motorcycles shall not be operated more than two abreast in a single lane.
(e) A person operating a motorcycle shall at all times keep his headlights and taillights illuminated.
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